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Olympic triathlon champ Gwen Jorgensen eyes gold in marathon

CLOSE Gus Kenworthy, Michelle Kwan and other Winter Olympians sat down with USA TODAY Sports to discuss what they’re most looking forward to about the upcoming games in South Korea. USA TODAY Sports Gwen Jorgensen celebrates after winning the women’s triathlon during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Fort …

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OLYMPICS/ Tokyo vows clean water for 2020 triathlon events:The Asahi Shimbun

A top Tokyo Olympic Games organizer pledged Tuesday to keep water clean and safe at marathon swimming and triathlon venues, where bacterial contamination was detected during the summer. Toshiro Muto, Tokyo 2020 organizing committee CEO, said in an interview in his office that officials have been trying out various measures …

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AP Interview: Tokyo vows clean water for Olympic triathlon | National Sports

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AP Interview: Tokyo vows clean water for Olympic triathlon

A top Tokyo Olympic organizer has pledged to keep water clean and safe at marathon swimming and triathlon venue where bacterial contamination was detected during the summer, saying water quality has improved and further measures are being tested. Toshiro Muto, Tokyo organizing committee CEO, told the Associated Press on Tuesday …

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George Moreno, Sandy O’Keefe win 27th Charleston Sprint Triathlon Championship | Sports

Yorilley “George” Moreno ran on tired legs at Sunday’s fifth and final race of the 27th annual Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series, finishing third, but still managed to win the points-based series championship. In the women’s championship, 38-year-old banker and mother-of-two, Sandy O’Keefe, won her third championship in the last four …

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New Zealand elite triathlon mixed relay team ninth at world champs

MARJORIE COOK Last updated 10:23, July 18 2017 Janos Schmidt Triathlete Tony Dodds launches in the mixed relay championships at Hamburg. The New Zealand mixed relay triathlon team finished ninth at the world championships in Hamburg on July 17, with Wanaka triathlete Tony Dodds saying the athletes have more to learn before tackling …

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IOC Adds Triathlon Mixed Relays to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Program

By USA Triathlon | June 09, 2017, 3:55 p.m. (ET)   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today officially announced that Triathlon Mixed Team Relays will be added to the event program for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The program …

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Brownlee brothers call for new triathlon format at Tokyo 2020 – Triathlon

But that will only happen should Olympic organisers agree to the inclusion of a mixed relay event to the programme in four years’ time. It is an addition the Brownlees would welcome with open arms, having already been crowned Commonwealth champions at Glasgow 2014 alongside Jodie Stimpson and …

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